Redefining Basic Needs and Assessing Housing Insecurity in Higher Education

August 13, 2020
12:00pm - 1:00pm
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This webinar will feature a presentation regarding the new UC report on Redefining Basic Needs in Higher Education led by Dr. Suzanna Martinez (UCSF) and co-led Lorrene Ritchie (Nutrition Policy Institute), and the research team, Erin Esaryk and Eli Jimenez. Dr. Martinez will share new questions for the assessment of homelessness and housing insecurity, provide a student-informed definition of basic needs, and share UC student experiences of housing and food insecurity from multiple campuses. These findings provide a comprehensive student definition of basic needs to inform research, programs, and policy to address housing and food insecurity in higher education. Findings will be discussed in a Q & A with student leaders.

The event will be co-hosted by Ruben Canedo (UCB) and Tim Galarneau (UCSC), co-chairs of the UC Basic Needs Systemwide Effort.

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DEB Seminar